Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a nose; especially, having a nose of a certain kind specified by a qualifying word: as, long-nosed; hook-nosed.
- adj. in combination Having some specific type of nose
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of nose.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having a nose, or such a nose; -- chiefly used in composition.
- adj. having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
“Pet Corner - Ailments of the nose Continued from last week Difficult breathing in short-nosed dogs Certain breeds”
“NOEL: Well, the car turned side ways in the road, and went kind of nosed down in the rushing water and the back was up in the air, and it was against a barbed wire fence.”
“And I started talking to Hillary about this, and she kind of nosed around up here.”
“And I started talking to Hillary about this, and she kind of nosed around up here, and we know we knew about the home because of all the work that the veterans here do for the White House, and one thing led to another and this became one of our millennial treasures.”
“Each was "nosed", then eyeballed through Mr MacLean's red-rimmed monocle for its colour, and finally sipped by all, before scores out of ten were noted.”
“I know it is next to impossible to convince any hard nosed liberal or conservative that the current system is broke and Keynesian economics is going to always be a system of big boom and big bust cycles, due to governments involvement.”
“On the frozen river four coyotes nosed around the north shore margins.”
“While McGee tried to force his way into the highlights, Trevor Booker made his way there through some hard-nosed play.”
“I cannot find anything I would consider out-of-line, and I'm a bit hard-nosed about those things.”
“Mobile from a corrupted backwater into an important international port and the steel town of Birmingham from a hard nosed, racist steel mill forge to a city engaged in more intellectual endeavors.”
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